As the story opens, Audrey Whitman, and her husband, Grant, are in the throes of making sure that everything is perfect for the opening of their family home turned bed and breakfast. A creative, yet almost obsessively neat person, Audrey is stressing that the occasion be perfect. However, with family involvement, life is never perfect. One daughter brings her children and you know how kids can mess up things. Another daughter arrives towing a U-Haul trailer – moving home because she’s left her husband of six months. Chicory Inn may be getting off to a rocky start!
You will enjoy getting to know Audrey and Grant, as well as their children. Home tells the story of Landyn and her husband, Chase – and how communication problems can really mess up a good marriage. You’ll love the ups and downs of watching Landyn and the family dynamics. The story is true to life in that many older children are once again coming home – something neither they nor their parents planned on.
Deb Raney is an accomplished author with many books to her credit. Her books have won numerous awards including the RITA, National Readers’ Choice Award, HOLT Medallion, the Carol Award, and have twice been Christy Award finalists. Deb is always gracious about sharing what she’s learned and frequently teaches at writers’ conferences across the country.
Home to Chicory Lane is the first book in the Chicory Inn Novels series for Abingdon Press Fiction. Deb and her husband, Ken, live in Wichita – they enjoy gardening, antiquing, movies, and traveling to see their four children and growing brood of grand-kids.
I received an Advance Reader’s Copy of Home to Chicory Lane from Abingdon Press for my unbiased review.